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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Higham

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  1. A surname​.
  2. One of six villages in England, of varying pronunciations.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Higham

Darrel Higham is a rockabilly musician. Darrel was born on January 5th, 1970 in Bedford.


Charles was born on February 18th, 1931 in London, United Kingdom. He left this life on April 21st, 2012.


Jennifer was born on August 26th, 1984 in England. Jennifer is also known as Jen.


Nick Higham is a in the fields of mathematics, numerical analysis, numerical linear algebra, and mathematical software. Nick was given the name Nicholas John Higham on December 25th, 1961 in Salford, Greater Manchester.


Ruth was born Ruth Higham in 1978.


Luke Higham is a soccer player for the Blackpool F.C. Luke was born in Blackpool, England.


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Popularity of Higham as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Higham U.S.
  White 93.61% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.09% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.81% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Higham

People with the last name Higham are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Higham

  • How Popular is the name Higham? As a last name Higham was the 17,111th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Higham? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Higham was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Higham: Your name in reverse order is Mahgih. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gmaihh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Higham? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,658 people with the last name Higham.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Higham? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Higham as their last name since less than 1 person in 179k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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